Instagram launches new tool to monitor offensive comments

(Reuters) – Instagram, the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc on Monday launched a keyword moderation tool to allow its users to control the comments posted on their pictures. Abusive comments and online trolling seen on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Inc have been garnering eyeballs as more celebrities deactivate their accounts as a result of the hate they receive online. The new feature from Instagram comes almost a month after pop star Justin Beiber quit the site after threatening to make his account private due to the backlash he received on a picture he posted.

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